Please select type of registration first.
Type of registration: Adult Youth
IMPORTANT!! Adult participants will attend a general morning session, which will start at 9:00 a.m., and will be able to attend three breakout session in the afternoon.
Your choice of afternoon workshops include:
- Goat Kidding Plan - plan for success with Ms. Jan Carlson (1:30 p.m. ONLY).
- Goat Kidding Procedures - procedures and obstetrics with Ms. Jan Carlson (2:30 p.m. ONLY).
- Goat Kid Raising - the cold milk feeding program and other options with Ms. Jan Carlson (3:30 p.m. ONLY).
- Internal Parasite Control - sustainable internal parasite control program with Dr. Charlotte Clifford-Rathert (1:30 p.m. ONLY).
- Diseases of Concern during Pregnancy and Kidding - diseases that every producer should know and identify especially those that can be transmitted to humans with Dr. Charlotte Clifford-Rathert (2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. ONLY).
- Basic Herd Health - herd health program including vaccinations, injection sites, and approved drugs with Dr. Lionel Dawson (1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. ONLY).
- Nutrition for Health and Production - calculations of feed intake and of energy and protein requirements with Dr. Steve Hart (2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. ONLY).
- Goat Farm Budgeting - basics of budgeting and financial recordkeeping with Mr. Roger Sahs.
- Sketching Goats in the Field - basics of how to draw any type of goat in a natural setting with Mr. Ken Williams.
- DHI Training - supervisor/tester training for dairy goat producers including scale certification with Ms. Eva Vasquez.
- Cheesemaking Overview - basics of cheesemaking with Dr. Steve Zeng.
- USDA Government Programs - overview of USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service's work with goats and its cost-sharing program with Mr. Dwight Guy.
- Pack Goats - - basic goat training as a pack animal and equipment needs with Mr. Dwite Sharp.
- Mortality Composting - basic composting techniques and equipment for disposing of goat mortalities moderated by Dr. Roger Merkel.
- Fitting and Showing for Youth and Adults - tips and pointers on fitting and show ring etiquette with Mr. Dakota Ash (this is a half-day afternoon workshop).
Please select your afternoon workshops:
1:30 p.m. workshop:
2:30 p.m. workshop:
3:30 p.m. workshop:
In addition to completing this web form, please download youth registration forms (pdf format)
and mail the completed forms to Langston University .
Please check appropriate contest boxes.
4-H Fun Tent for Youth (all day session)
The Cooperative Extension Program will be hosting an all-day "Fun Tent" filled with activities to keep your youth (ages 5-12) engaged while you enjoy your workshops and seminars. Highlights of the day will include: Goat Education (petting area, puppets, etc.), face painting, horse back and pony rides, PYOP (pot your own plant), and many other activities. The Fun Tent can be combined with the Fitting and Showing workshop.
Fitting & Showing Workshop for Youth (½-day, afternoon session)
This year, we will also be hosting a ½-day Fitting and Showing Clinic in the afternoon, which will focus on learning how to properly prepare your goat for showing, will be held. Participants will be able to acquire tips and pointers on fitting and show ring etiquette with Mr. Dakota Ash of the Oklahoma Meat Goat Association.
If you have any questions or concerns,
please contact Sheila Stevenson at 405-466-6118